Bryn Mawr Classical Review 98.2.03


BMCR Books Received (January 1998)


Albis, Robert V., Poet and Audience in the Argonautica of Apollonius. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 1996. Pp. 160. $21.95. ISBN 0-8476-8316-8 (pb).

Anderson, William S., ed., Ovid's Metamorphoses Books 1-5. Edited, with Introduction and Commentary. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1997 (reprint of 1996 ed.). Pp. 578. $21.95. ISBN 0-8061-2845-3 (pb).

Asper, Markus, Onomata allotria: Zur Genese, Struktur und Funktion poetologischer Metaphern bei Kallimachos. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1997. Pp. 291. DM 118. ISBN 3-515-07023-0 (pb).

*Becker, Lawrence C., A New Stoicism. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1998. Pp. 216. $29.95. ISBN 0-691-01660-7.

Boyd, Barbara Weiden, Ovid's Literary Loves: Influence and Innovation in the Amores. Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, 1997. Pp. 252. $39.50. ISBN 0-472-10759-3.

*Briant, Pierre, ed., Dans les pas des Dix-Mille: Peuples et pays du Proche-Orient vus par un Grec. Actes de la Table Ronde internationale, organise/e a\ l'inititiative du GRACE, Toulouse, 3-4 fe/vreir 1995. Toulouse: Presses Universitaires du Mirail, 1995. Pp. xv, 302. 160 FF.

*Briant, Pierre, Histoire de l'empire Perse de Cyrus a\ Alexandre. Paris: Fayard, 1996. Pp. 1,247. 280 FF. ISBN 2-213-59667-0.

Carey, Christopher, Trials from Classical Athens. London and New York: Routledge, 1997. Pp. viii, 247. $75. ISBN 0-415-107-601 (hb); $22.99. ISBN 0-415-107-61X (pb).

*Catto, Bonnie A., Lucretius: Selections from De rerum natura. Wauconda: Bolchazy-Carducci, 1998. Pp. 304. $26.00. ISBN 0-86516-399-5 (pb).

*Cerutti, Steven, Cicero: Pro Archia Poeta Oratio. Wauconda: Bolchazy-Carducci, 1998. Pp. 160. $15.00. ISBN 0-86516-402-9 (pb).

Clarke, M.L., Rhetoric at Rome: A Historical Survey. New York: Routledge, 1996 (rev. reprint). Pp. 206. $19.99. ISBN 0-415-14156-7 (pb).

Curd, Patrica, The Legacy of Parmenides: Eleatic Monism and Later Presocratic Thought. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1998. Pp. 280. $45. ISBN 0-691--1182-6.

*Dillon, Matthew, Pilgrims and Pilgrimage in Ancient Greece. New York: Routledge, 1997. Pp. 308. $70.00. ISBN 0-415-12775-0.

Dilts, M. R. & G. A. Kennedy, eds., Two Greek Rhetorical Treatises from the Roman Empire. Leiden: Brill, 1997. Pp. 288. $113.75. ISBN 90-04-10728-2.

Dixon, Karen R., and Pat Southern, The Roman Cavalry: From the First to the Third Century A.D. London and New York: Routledge, 1992. Pp. 256. $24.99. ISBN 0-415-17039-7 (pb).

Dominik, William J., Roman Eloquence: Rhetoric in Society and Literature. New York: Routledge, 1997. Pp. 268. $24.99. ISBN 0-415-12545-6 (pb)

*DuBose, Gaylan, Farrago Latina: A Teacher Resource. Wauconda: Bolchazy-Carducci, 1997. Pp. 104. $20.00. ISBN 0-86516-398-7 (pb).

Felson, Nancy, Regarding Penelope: From Character to Poetics. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1997 (reprint with new preface). Pp. 215. $14.95. ISBN 0-8061-2961-1 (pb).

Frangoulidis, Stavros A., Handlung und Nebenhandlung. Theater, Metatheater und Gattungsbewusstsein in der roemischen Komodie. Stuttgart: M&P Verlag für Wissenschaft und Forschung, 1997. Pp x, 191.

*Gabrielsen, Vincent, The Naval Aristocracy of Hellenistic Rhodes. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 1997. Pp. 254. $30. ISBN 87-7288-430-6.

Goodman, Martin, The Roman World, 44 BC-AD 180. New York: Routledge, 1997. Pp. 380. $24.99. ISBN 0-415-04970-9 (pb).

*Guenther, Hans-Christian & Antonio Renegakos, eds., Beitraeg zur antiken Philosophie. Festschrift fuer W. Kullmann. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1997. Pp. 317. DM/sFr 136 ISBN 3-515-06619-5.

Hallett, Judith P., and Marilyn B. Skinner, eds., Roman Sexualities. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1998. Pp. x, 343. $55. ISBN 0-691-01178-8 (hb); $19.95. ISBN 0-691-01179-6 (pb).

Hooley, D.M., The Knotted Thong: Structures of Mimesis in Persius. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, 1997. Pp. 286. $39.50. ISBN 0-472-10792-5.

*Howland, Jacob, The Paradox of Political Philosophy: Socrates' Philosophic Trial. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 1997. Pp. 334. $68. ISBN 0-8476-8975-1 (hb). $24.95 ISBN 0-8476-8976-X (pb).

Jaeger, Mary, Livy's Written Rome. Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, 1997. Pp. 205. $39.50. ISBN 0-472-10789-3.

James, Liz, ed., Women, Men and Eunuchs: Gender in Byzantium. London and New York: Routledge, 1997. Pp. xxiv, 207. $75. ISBN 0-415-14685-2; $24.99. ISBN 0-415-14686-0 (pb).

Johansen, T. K., Aristotle on the Sense-Organs. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Pp. xvi, 304. $59.95. ISBN 0-521-58338-1.

Kaster, Robert A., Guardians of Language: The Grammarian and Society in Late Antiquity. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997 (reprint). Pp. 545. $24.95. ISBN 0-520-21225-8 (pb).

*Larmour, David H. J., Paul Allen Miller, and Charles Platter, eds., Rethinking Sexuality: Foucault and Classical Antiquity. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1998. Pp. 280. $55. ISBN 0-691-1680-1 (hb); $18.95. ISBN 0-691-01679-8 (pb).

*Lewis, David, Selected Papers in Greek and Near Eastern History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. Pp. 418. $89.95. ISBN 0-521-46564-8.

Loraux, Nicole, The Experiences of Tiresias: The Feminine and the Greek Man. Princeton: University of Princeton Press, 1995. Pp. 348. $16.95. ISBN 0-691-01717-4 (pb).

*MacGregor, Alexander P., Ten Years of Classicists: Dissertations and Outcomes, 1988-1997. Wauconda: Bolchazy-Carducci, 1998. Pp. 105. $20.00. ISBN 0-86516-405-3 (pb).

*Makris, Georgios, Ignatios Diakonos une die Vita des Hl. Gregorios Dekapolites. Byzantinisches Archiv 17. Stuttgart: Teubner, 1997. Pp. 170. ISBN 3-8154-7740-9.

*Mellor, Ronald, ed., The Historians of Ancient Rome: An Anthology of the Major Writings. London and New York: Routledge, 1998. Pp. 534. $80.00. ISBN 0-415-91267-9 (hb); $24.99. ISBN 0-415-01268-7 (pb).

Mitchell, Lynette G., Greeks Bearing Gifts: The Public Use of Private Relationships in the Greek World, 435-323 BC. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. Pp. xiv, 248. $59.95. ISBN 0-521-55435-7.

Novak, Jan, composer, Scholia Cantans, sung by Voces Latinae. Wauconda: Bolchazy-Carducci, 1998. $20.00. ISBN 0-86516-357-X (cassette), 0-86516-397-9 (libretto); $15. ISBN 0-86516-358-8 (scores for voice and piano).

*Parkins, Helen M., Roman Urbanism: Beyond the Consumer City. New York: Routledge, 1997. Pp. 227. $70.00. ISBN 0-415-11771-2.

Poulakos, Takis, Speaking for the Polis: Isocrates' Rhetorical Education. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1997. Pp. 141. $24.95. ISBN 1-57003-177-0.

Powell, Anton, The Greek World. New York: Routledge, 1997 (reprint). Pp. 622. $49.99. ISBN 0-415-17042-7 (pb).

Rabinowitz, Jacob, The Rotting Goddess: The Origin of the Witch in Classical Antiquity. Brooklyn: Autonomedia, 1998. Pp. 153. $12. ISBN 1-57-27-035-X. (pb).

*Roller, Duane W., The Building Program of Herod the Great. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1998. Pp. xvii, 351, 48 ill. $50. ISBN 0-520-20934-6.

Schmitz, Thomas, Bildung und Macht: Zur sozialen und politischen Funktion der zweiten Sophistik in der griechischen Welt der Kaiserzeit. Muenchen: C.H. Beck, 1997. Pp. 270. DM 98 ISBN 30406-42851-7 (pb).

*Segal, Charles, Aglaia: The Poetry of Alcman, Sappho, Pindar, Bacchylides, and Corinna. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 1997. Pp. 352. $63. ISBN 0-8476-8616-7 (hb); $23.95. ISBN 0-8476-8617-5 (pb).

Sider, David, The Epigrams of Philodemus: Introduction, Text, and Commentary. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. Pp. 259. $60.00. ISBN 0-19-509982-6.

*Simpson, Peter L. Phillips, A Philosophical Commentary on the Politics of Aristotle. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998. Pp. xxxvi, 476. $49.95. ISBN 0-8078-2380-5.

Smith, R.A., Poetic Allusion and Poetic Embrace in Ovid and Virgil. Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, 1997. Pp. 226. $39.50. ISBN 0-472-10706-2.

Stampolidis, Nicolas Chr., Reprisals: Contributions to the Study of Customs of the Geometric-Archaic Period. Rethymno: University of Crete, 1996. Pp. 253.

Vaahtera, Jyri and Raija Vainio, eds., Utriusque linguae peritus: Studia in honorem Toivo Viljamaa. Turku: Turun yliopisto, 1997. Pp. x, 182. not given ISBN 951-29-0972-3.

Wacher, John, The Towns of Roman Britain. Second Edition. New York: Routledge, 1997 (reprint). Pp. 480. $60.00 ISBN 0-415-17041-9 (pb).

*Weiss, Roslyn, Socrates Dissatisfied: An Analysis of Plato's Crito. Oxford: Oxford Univerity Press, 1997. Pp. xii, 187. $39.95. ISBN 0-19-511684-4.